Chun Ming WANG 王春明

Director, Research Services & Knowledge Transfer Office (RSKTO), University of Macau

Professor, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS) & Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Health Science (FHS)


Journal articles (in total 130; h-index 46): * (co-)corresponding author;  # co-first author

Full list:

  1. R Yong, RY Mu, CW Han, TW Chao, Y Liu, L Dong, CM Wang*. Optimizing a five-factor cocktail to prepare reparative macrophages for wound healing. Journal of Leukocyte Biology, in press;
  2. ZZ Wang#, DP Xie#, JY Li, ZY Zhai, ZJ Lu, XJ Tian, YM Niu, Q Zhao, P Zheng*, L Dong*, CM Wang*. Molecular force-induced liberation of transforming growth factor-beta remodels the spleen for ectopic liver regeneration. Journal of Hepatology, 2024, 80, 753;
  3. DP Xie#, CW Han#, CH Chen, ZC Liao, SC de Souza, YM Niu, JF Mano, L Dong*, CM Wang*. A scaffold vaccine to promote tumor antigen cross-presentation via sustained toll-like receptor-2 (TLR2) activation. Bioactive Materials, 2024, 37, 315;
  4. RY Mu, L Dong, CM Wang*. Carbohydrates as putative pattern recognition receptor (PRR) agonists in vaccine development. Trends in Immunology, 2023, 44, 845-57;
  5. XY Yin, LT Wang, YM Niu, DP Xie, QW Zhang, J Xiao*, L Dong*, CM Wang*. Unmasking chemokine-inducing specificity in oligosaccharide biomaterial to promote hair growth. Advanced Materials, 2023, 2304655;
    ~ Featured: Cover Story
  6. RY Mu, Z Zhang, CW Han, YM Niu, Z Xing, ZC Liao, JZ Xu, NY Shao, GK Chen, JF Zhang, L Dong*, CM Wang*. TAM-educated reparative macrophages promote diabetic wound healing. EMBO Molecular Medicine, 2023, 15 (2), e16671;
    ~ Featured: Cover Story
  7. CY Liu#, LT Wang#, MZ Xu, YJ Sun, Z Xing, JF Zhang*, CM Wang*, L Dong*. Reprogramming the spleen into a functioning ‘liver’ in vivoGut, 2022, 71, 2325;
  8. ZC Liao, YM Niu, ZZ Wang, JX Chen, XY Sun*, L Dong*, CM Wang*. A non-solvent quenching strategy for 3D printing of polysaccharide scaffolds with immunoregulatory accuracy. Advanced Science, 2022, 9,2203236;
    ~ Featured: Cover Story
  9. RY Mu#, S Campos de Souza#, ZC Liao, L Dong*, CM Wang*. Reprograming the immune niche for skin tissue regeneration – from cellular mechanisms to biomaterials applications. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 2022, 185, 114298;
    ~ Invited by Dr Kara Spiller
  10. ZZ Wang, ZY Zhai, CY Chen, XJ Tian, Z Xing, PF Xing, YS Yang, JF Zhang*, CM Wang*, L Dong*. Air pollution particles hijack peroxidasin to disrupt immunosurveillance and promote lung cancer. eLife, 2022, e75345;
  11. RY Mu#, YH Zhang#, LL Yan, ZC Liao, YS Yang, HX Su, L Dong*, CM Wang*. A bridge-building glycan scaffold mimicking microbial invasion for in situ endothelialization. Advanced Materials, 2021, 33: 2103490;
    ~ Featured: Inside Back Cover
  12. YL Wang, JY Pang, QY Wang, LC Yan, LT Wang, Z Xing, CM Wang*, JF Zhang*, L Dong*. Delivering antisense oligonucleotides across the blood-brain barrier by tumor cell-derived small apoptotic bodies. Advanced Science, 2021, 8: 2004929;
    ~ Featured: Inside Back Cover
  13. CW Han, JJ Song, JQ Hu, HJ Fu, YX Feng, RY Mu, Z Xing, ZZ Wang, LT Wang, JF Zhang*, CM Wang*, L Dong*. Smectite promotes probiotic biofilm formation in the gut for cancer immunotherapy. Cell Reports, 2021, 34: 108706;
  14. ZZ Wang#, YM Niu#, XJ Tian, N Yu, XY Yin, Z Xing, YR Li, L Dong*, CM Wang*. Switching on and off macrophages by a bridge-burning coating improves bone-implant integration under osteoporosis. Advanced Functional Materials, 2021, 31: 2007408;
    ~ Featured: Inside Front Cover
  15. LT Wang, CM Wang*, ZZ Wang, JJ Gan, CY Liu, SH Xia, YM Niu, DH Chen, JF Zhang*, L Dong*. Transforming the spleen into a liver-like organ in vivoScience Advances, 2020, 6: eaaz9974;
  16. PF Xing, YM Niu, RY Mu, ZZ Wang, DP Xie, HL Li, L Dong, CM Wang*. A pocket-escaping design to prevent the common interference with near-infrared fluorescent probes in vivoNature Communications, 2020, 11; 1573;
  17. W He, JZ Xu, RY Mu, Q Li, DL Lv, Z Huang, JF Zhang*, CM Wang*, L Dong*. High-salt diet inhibits tumour growth in mice via regulating myeloid-derived suppressor cell differentiation, Nature Communications, 2020, 11; 1732;
  18. YX Feng#, RY Mu#, ZZ Wang, PF Xing, JF Zhang, L Dong*, CM Wang*. A toll-like receptor agonist mimicking microbial signals to generate tumor-suppressive macrophages. Nature Communications, 2019, 10: 2272;
  19. ZZ Wang, XY Rui, JN Qiu, YQ Yan, JJ Gan, S Liu, LT Wang, JF Zhang*, CM Wang*, L Dong*. Growing trans-species islets in tumor extract-remodeled testicles. Advanced Science, 2019, 6: 1801694;
  20. YC Shi#, LT Wang#, YM Niu, N Yu, PF Xing, L Dong*, CM Wang*. Fungal component coating enhances titanium implant-bone integration. Advanced Functional Materials, 2018, 28: 1804483;
    ~ Featured: Cover Story
  21. YM Niu#, Q Li#, Y Ding, L Dong*, CM Wang*. Engineered delivery strategies for enhanced control of growth factor activities in wound healing. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 2019, 146: 190-208;
  22. CM Wang, ZZ Wang, L Dong. Translating current bioanalytical techniques for studying corona activity. Trends in Biotechnology, 2018, 36: 661-672;
  23. JJ Gan, YY Dou, YR Li, ZZ Wang, LT Wang, S Liu, Q Li, HR Yu, CY Liu, CW Han, Z Huang, JF Zhang*, CM Wang*, L Dong*. Producing anti-inflammatory macrophages by nanoparticle-triggered clustering of mannose receptors. Biomaterials, 2018, 178: 95-108;
  24. ZZ Wang, CM Wang*, A Abudukeremu, X Rui, S Liu, XY Zhang, M Zhang, JF Zhang*, L Dong*. Engineering a Tumor Microenvironment-Mimetic Niche for Tissue Regeneration with Xenogeneic Cancer Cells. Advanced Science, 2018, 5: 1700666;
    ~ Featured: Back Cover
  25. Q Li, YM Niu, H Diao, LT Wang, XP Chen, YT Wang, L Dong*, CM Wang*. In situ sequestration of endogenous PDGF-BB with an ECM-mimetic sponge for accelerated wound healing. Biomaterials, 2017, 148: 54-68;
  26. YM Niu, Q Li, RY Xie, S Liu, RB Wang, PF Xing, YC Shi, YT Wang, L Dong*, CM Wang*. Modulating the phenotype of host macrophages to enhance osteogenesis in MSC-laden hydrogels: design of a glucomannan coating material. Biomaterials, 2017, 139: 39-55;
  27. YX Feng, Q Li, D Wu, YM Niu, C Yang, L Dong*, CM Wang*. A macrophage-activating, injectable hydrogel to sequester endogenous growth factors for in situ angiogenesis. Biomaterials, 2017, 134: 128-142;
  28. Q Li, GX Guo, FC Meng, HH Wang, YM Niu, QW Zhang, JF Zhang, YT Wang, L Dong*, CM Wang*. A naturally-derived, growth factor-binding polysaccharide for therapeutic angiogenesis. ACS Macro Letters, 2016, 5: 617-621;
  29. CM Wang, L Dong. Exploring ‘new’ bioactivities of polymers at the nano-bio interface. Trends in Biotechnology, 2015, 33: 10-14;
  30. XD Zhan, LX Jia, YM Niu, HX Qi, XP Chen, QW Zhang, JF Zhang, YT Wang, L Dong*, CM Wang*. Targeted depletion of tumour-associated macrophages by an alendronate-glucomannan conjugate for cancer immunotherapy. Biomaterials, 2014, 35: 10046-10057;
  31. CM Wang, S Poon, S Murali, CY Koo, TJ Bell, SF Hinkley, H Yeong, K Bhakoo, V Nurcombe, SM Cool*. Engineering a vascular endothelial growth factor 165-binding heparan sulfate for vascular therapy. Biomaterials, 2014, 35: 6776-6786;
  32. L Dong, CM Wang*. Harnessing the power of macrophages/monocytes for enhanced bone tissue engineering. Trends in Biotechnology, 2013, 31: 342-6;
  33. JE Gautrot, CM Wang, X Liu, SJ Goldie, B Trappmann, WTS Huck*, FM Watt*. Engineered micro-epidermis mimics normal tissue architecture and perturbation in cancer. Biomaterials, 2012, 33: 5221-9.
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Biology (FRSB)
  • Outstanding Youth Science Fund, NSFC
  • ‘Qi Huang’ Young Scholar
  • Young Committee Member (2018 – present), Chinese Orthopaedic Association
  • Young Committee Member (2015-2019), Chinese Society for Cell Biology
  • A biotechnology spin-off project ‘Golden Wound Dressing’ from our group and led by group member Mr, Zhe Zhang won
    • Gold Award; China’s Internet+ Innovation & Entrepreneurship 2017
    • First Prize; Bank of China Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition (Macau)
    • Excellence Award; HKUST Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition (National)